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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

Tuesday, 07 July 2015

1081  Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25) was born on this day in history.  

1556  On this day in history birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

1583  On January - 08 birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

1587  On this day in history birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

1589  On January - 08 birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on January - 08.  

1628  On this day in history birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  On this day in history birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  

1635  Luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709) was born on January - 08.  

1658  Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix) was born on this day in history.  

1668  Jean Gilles, composer was born on this day in history.  

1735  John Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815) was born on January - 08.  

1763  Edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834) was born on January - 08.  

1767  On this day in history birth of abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28)  

1777  Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist was born on January - 08.  

1779  On this day in history birth of john White, composer  

1786  Nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank was born on January - 08.  

1787  Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer was born on January - 08.  

1788  Erik Drake, composer was born on this day in history.  

1788  Archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831) was born on January - 08.  

1788  On January - 08 birth of pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874)  

1791  On January - 08 birth of jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)  

1792  On this day in history birth of lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo)  

1805  On January - 08 birth of john Bigler, American politician (d. 1871)  

1805  On this day in history birth of orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878)  

1810  On January - 08 birth of robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)  

1812  On January - 08 birth of sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer  

1812  William Henry Holmes, composer was born on January - 08.  

1814  Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist was born on this day in history.  

1814  On January - 08 birth of thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

1815  George Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883 was born on this day in history.  

1815  On this day in history birth of lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905  

1817  John Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867 was born on January - 08.  

1817  Sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893) was born on January - 08.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1100  On this day in history death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1107  On January - 08 death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on this day in history.  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on January - 08.  

1336  On this day in history giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

1455  On this day in history laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73